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    No no, :) it's just to check how fast your...

    No no, :) it's just to check how fast your computer is.

    More specifically the thing that takes the time here is the line

    if(totest%primes[i]==0) return 0;
    because calculating the remainder of...
  2. correct me if i'm wrong, but i thought that...

    correct me if i'm wrong, but i thought that windows only has extremely poor support of nvidia cards, certainly much poorer than the nouveau driver.
  3. and with a time machine, the probability is...

    and with a time machine, the probability is either 1 or 0 :D
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    ^^ this and also stupid management. and wrt...

    ^^ this

    and also stupid management.

    and wrt bios, i find it amusing that sgi in the early 90s had a graphical bios which ran a windowing environment in 1280x1024 or higher with a point and...
  5. then please tell that to a kernel maintainer!

    then please tell that to a kernel maintainer!
  6. well, not all countries are equally bad, in fact...

    well, not all countries are equally bad, in fact it would be an impossible situation for every country on the planet to be exactly equally bad or good at anything.

    what this means to me is that...
  7. somehow i don't think this is about quality, but...

    somehow i don't think this is about quality, but more about abuses of human rights in china.

    ---rant---

    it is quite strange which products we ascribe a moral value to. we don't consider it odd...
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    what's your cpu, niko? and what version of gcc...

    what's your cpu, niko? and what version of gcc are you using?
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    it's actually barely faster (7.62s on my system)...

    it's actually barely faster (7.62s on my system) if you malloc the whole space in advance. i'd gestimate that about 99% of the time is spent calculating the modulus.
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    how fast is your computer?

    here's a simple C program i just wrote to find the nth prime number.



    #include <stdio.h>
    #include <stdlib.h>
    #include <time.h>

    long *primes;
    int numfound;
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    mm. about the standard radeon driver, i just...

    mm. about the standard radeon driver, i just installed ubuntu 9.10 on an old computer we had lying around at work with some on-board ati 3200 or worse graphics. everything worked automatically. it...
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